Ukrainian forces were battling Russian troops on the streets of Ukraine’s northeastern city of Kharkiv on Sunday, said regional governor Oleh Sinegubov.
“The Russian enemy’s light vehicles have broken into Kharkiv, including the city center,” Sinegubov said. “Ukraine’s armed forces are destroying the enemy. We ask civilians not to go out.”
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Videos published by Anton Herashchenko, adviser to the interior minister, and Ukraine’s State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection showed several light military vehicles moving along a street and, separately, a burning tank.
Video from Kharkiv, military truck burning pic.twitter.com/xxGgd3BmGq— Michael A. Horowitz (@michaelh992) February 27, 2022
A witness in Kharkiv said Russian soldiers and armored vehicles could be seen in different parts of the city and firing could be heard.
Military trucks with the letter “Z” painted on their sides could be seen in residential areas, the witness said.
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